When the Cop Is the Victim: A Test of Target Congruence Theory on Intimate Partner Violence Victimization Experienced by Police Officers

@article{Zavala2017WhenTC,
  title={When the Cop Is the Victim: A Test of Target Congruence Theory on Intimate Partner Violence Victimization Experienced by Police Officers},
  author={E. Zavala},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  year={2017},
  volume={35},
  pages={3622 - 3642}
}
  • E. Zavala
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Interpersonal Violence
  • This study analyzed data from the Police Stress and Domestic Violence in Police Families in Baltimore, Maryland, 1997-1999 (N = 753) to examine propositions derived from target congruence theory in the context of intimate partner violence (IPV) victimization experienced by police officers. Specifically, this study tested the influence of target vulnerability, target gratifiability, and target antagonism on IPV victimization. Results from logistic regression models showed that all three… CONTINUE READING
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